THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: February 8-14
Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix. Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more.
Highlights this week include a reunion performance by the cast of Frozen, rehearsals with the cast of TITANIC, a first look at The Old Globe's THE WINTER'S TALE, and more!
The Hasty Puddding Theatricals honor Neil Patrick Harris. Credit: Gail Oskin/Getty Images for the Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770
It's been a busy few weeks for Neil Patrick Harris. After being honored at last week's Drama League Gala, he's just received the honor of 2014 Man of the Year from The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, joining 2014 Woman of the Year Dame Helen Mirren. The award is presented annually to a performer who has made lasting and impressive contributions to the world of entertainment. Click here for photos of the celebratory roast!
The cast of Frozen gave live performances of songs from Disney's latest hit at Los Angeles' Vibrato Grill Jazz club. Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad, and Santino Fontana took to the stage to perform the songs they voiced for their animated counterparts - Anna, Elsa, Olaf, and Hans, respectively - including the Oscar-nominated Let It Go. Click here for full coverage of the event.
Neil Simon's first musical, Little Me, closed after its seven-performance run, the first of New York City Center's 2014 Encores! season. Stars Christian Borle and Rachel York took their bows along with the rest of the cast after their final performance. More photos can be found here!
k.d. lang, who is set to perform in After Midnight until March 9, took her curtain call bows and greeted fans after her first performance on Feb. 12. Lang has been honored with four Grammy awards, eight Juno awards, a BRIT, an AMA, a VMA and four awards from GLAAD. Click here for more photos from the event.
BroadwayWorld got a first look at Irish Repertory Theatre's Transport, a world premiere musical. Transport follows the uneasy ocean voyage of Irish women who were sentenced and then exiled to the relatively uninhabited south coast of Australia in the mid-19th Century. Click here for more photos of the cast in action!
Titanic: The Musical is set to play a one-performance concert with most of the original cast, as well as 200 singers and the help of the New York City Chamber Orchestra. The cast is lead by Brian d'Arcy James and Jill Paice. Click here for photos of the cast in rehearsal.
Artistic Director Barry Edelstein makes his Old Globe directorial debut with the first indoor Shakespeare production at the Globe in over a decade, The Winter's Tale. The show stars Billy Campbell, currently Dr. Alan Farragut on SyFy's "Helix", as well as Maya Kazan, Paul Michael Valley, A.Z. Kelsey, and Angel Desai. Click here for a BroadwayWorld sneak peak!
Producer Julian Schlossberg, Director Susan Stroman, Vincent Pastore, Marin Mazzie, Nick Cordero, producer Letty Aronson, Betsy Wolfe, Zach Braff, Karen Ziemba, Brooks Ashmanskas, Lenny Wolpe and HelÃ©ne Yorke. Credit: Walter McBride
Bullets Over Broadway, the new musical written by Woody Allen and based on the screenplay by Allen and Douglas McGrath for the 1994 film, is set to open April 10. Bullets tells the story of an aspiring young playwright (Braff) newly arrived on Broadway in 1920's New York who is forced to cast a mobster's (Pastore) talentless girlfriend (Yorke) in his latest drama in order to get it produced. Click here for full coverage of the cast!